Vancouver, BC – September 18, 2017: Miramont Resources Corp. (CSE: MONT) ("Miramont" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that, subject to approval of the Canadian Securities Exchange (the “Exchange”), Mr. William Pincus has been appointed as a director, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Pincus is an accomplished mining executive with over 40 years of experience including 20 years spent working and living in Peru. He was Chairman of Esperanza Resources, which was acquired by Alamos Gold for a total value of $85M in 2013; Vice President of Sunshine Mining Company overseeing the feasibility of the 155-million-ounce Pirquitas silver deposit; and Executive Vice President of the mining consulting firm Pincock, Allen and Holt. Additionally, Mr. Pincus was a key player at FMC Gold (acquired by Meridian Gold) and Atlas Corporation where he was involved in the successful exploration and acquisition of various precious metal projects. Mr. Pincus, a Certified Professional Geologist, graduated from the University of Colorado with a B.A. and received a M.Sc. in geology and a M.Sc. in mineral economics from the Colorado School of Mines.
Mr. Pincus succeeds Mr. Tyson King as President. Mr. King has been appointed Vice President of the Company. The board of directors of Miramont is now comprised of Mr. William Pincus, Mr. Tyson King, Mr. Gerald Shields, Mr. Gordon King and Mrs. Leah Hodges.
Mr. Pincus comments, "Miramont, after the announced acquisition of Puno Gold Corporation, will have two outstanding exploration projects. I look forward to being able to lead the Company during this exciting phase of discovery."
Trading of the common shares of Miramont has been halted and will remain halted pending the satisfaction of all applicable requirements of the Exchange with respect to the proposed acquisition (the “Transaction”) of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Puno Gold Corporation. For further details on the Transaction, please refer to the Company’s news releases of June 5, 2017 and August 28, 2017. Miramont will issue a further news release as soon as further details are available regarding the resumption of trading.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
MIRAMONT RESOURCES CORP.
Tyson King, Vice President
For more information contact the Company at:
Telephone: (778) 968-8494
Facsimile: (604) 815-0770
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